Category: Chesapeake Colony Ships

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Chesapeake Colony Ships

  • listed by port of arrival and date of departure.
  • Alphabetic list by ship name below.
  • Note: There are many ships with the same name that are not the same.
  • Ships may have made more than one voyage and even several in one year.
  • Ships have sourced and documented passenger lists attached.
  • If you have additional sourced names, please contact me for proper entry. A work in progress. Thank you, Mike

Chesapeake Bay area

Jamestown, Virginia, Colony of Virginia, and Province of Maryland
State Abbreviations:
  • Virginia (VA)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Delaware (DE)

Under the Crown 1605-1609

Richard
  • Master M. Henry Challons
  • DPT: Aug 1606 Plymouth
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Unknown
  • Master Thomas Hanham
  • DPT: Oct 1606 Plymouth
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Jamestown (Fleet) (3 ships below):
  • DPT: Dec 1606 England
  • ARRIVAL: 1607 Jamestown, VA
SHIPCPT/MSTDPTARRIVAL
Susan ConstantChr. NewportDec 1606 England,1607 Jamestown, VA
Goodspeed, aka "Godspeed"Bart. GosnoldDec 1606 England1607 Jamestown, VA
Discovery, aka "Discoverie"John RatcliffeDec 1606 England1607 Jamestown, VA
Mary & John
  • Master: Raleigh Gilbert
  • DPT: Jun 1607 Plymouth
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Gift of God
  • Master: George Popham
  • DPT: 1607 Plymouth
  • ARRIVAL: VA
First Supply
  • DPT: 18 Oct 1607 Gravesend, England
  • ARRIVAL: 12 Jan 1608 Jamestown, VA
John & Francis
  • Master Chr. Newport
  • DPT: Oct 18, 1607 Gravesend, England
  • ARRIVAL: Jan 12, 1608 Jamestown, VA
Phoenix
  • Master Francis Nelson
  • DPT: Oct 18, 1607 England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Second Supply
  • DPT. Aug 1608 England
  • ARRIVAL: Oct 1608 Jamestown, VA
Mary Margaret
  • Master: Chr. Newport
  • DPT: Aug 1608
  • ARRIVAL: Oct 1608 Jamestown, VA
Starr
  • DPT: 1608-1611
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Susan
  • DPT: 1608-1616

Under The Company 1609-1625

Smythe Administration 1609-1619

The Third Supply was a flotilla of 9 ships, all intended for Jamestown, VA. Commanded by Admiral Sir George Somers.
THIRD SUPPLY SHIPCPT/MSTDPTARRIVAL
Sea Venture, aka "Seaventure" or "Sea Adventure"Chr. Newport18 June 1609 London28 Jul 1609 Bermuda
DiamondJohn Ratcliffe18 Jun 1609 LondonAugt 1609 Jamestown, VA
FalconJohn Martin18 Jun 1609 LondonAugust 1609 Jamestown, VA
BlessingGabriel Archer18 Jun 18, 1609 LondonAug 1609 Jamestown, VA
UnitieCpt. Wood18 Jun 1609 LondonAug 1609 Jamestown, VA
LionCpt. Webb18 Jun 1609 LondonAug 1609 Jamestown, VA
SwallowCpt Moone18 Jun 1609 LondonAug 1609 Jamestown, VA
Virginia of the North ColonyCpt. Davis18 Jun 1609 Londonunknown Jamestown, VA
CatchMatthew Finch18 Jun 1609 London Lost at sea


Hercules,
  • DPT: 1609-1618
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Jonathan
  • DPT: 1609
Mary Ann Margaret
  • DPT: 1610
Swan
  • DPT: 1610-1624
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Deliverance
  • Master Chr. Newport,
  • DPT: 1610
  • Built in Bermuda
  • ARRIVAL: 30 May 1610 Jamestown, VA
Patience
  • Master Chr. Newport
  • DPT: 1610
  • Built in Bermuda
  • ARRIVAL: 30 May 1610 Jamestown, VA
Tryall
  • DPT: 1610-1620,
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Godspeed
  • DPT: 1610
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Mary Ann
  • DPT: 1610
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Noah
  • DPT: 1610
Dainty
  • 20 men
  • DPT: Summer 1610
  • ARRIVAL: VA
De La Warr
  • Master Samuel Argall
  • DPT: 11 April 1610 Cowes, England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Blessing of Plymouth
  • DPT: Apr 11, 1610 Cowes, England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Hercules of Rye
  • DPT: Apr 11, 1610 Cowes, England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
John & Francis
  • DPT: 1611
Starr
  • Master Chr. Newport
  • DPT: May 1611 England
  • ARRIVAL: May 22, 1611 VA
Prosperous
  • DPT: May 1611 England
  • ARRIVAL: May 22, 1611 VA
Elizabeth
  • DPT: May 1611 England
  • ARRIVAL: May 22, 1611 VA
Hercules
  • Master Capt Adams
  • DPT: 1611 England
  • ARRIVAL: 1611 VA
Trial
  • Master Thomas Gates
  • DPT: May 1611 England
  • ARRIVAL: Aug 30, 1611 VA
Sarah
  • Master Thomas Gates
  • DPT: May 1611 England
  • ARRIVAL: Aug 30, 1611 VA
Swan
  • Master Thomas Gates
  • DPT: May 1611 England,
  • ARRIVAL: Aug 30, 1611 VA
Sarah Constant of 1606
  • DPT: Mar 8, 1612
  • ARRIVAL: Jun 1612 VA
Unknown
  • Master Thomas Button
  • DPT: April 1612 England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
John & Francis
  • DPT: 1613
Elizabeth
  • Master Capt Adams
  • DPT: Jan 1613 England
  • ARRIVAL: May 24 1613 VA via Bermuda
Elizabeth
  • Master Capt Adams
  • DPT: Oct 1613 England
  • ARRIVAL: Feb 1614 VA via Bermuda
Treasurer
  • DPT: 1613-1618
John & Francis
  • DPT: Nov 1614 England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Treasurer
  • Master Samuel Argall
  • DPT: Feb 1615 England
  • ARRIVAL: Summer 1615 VA
Flying Hart or Horse
  • DPT: Summer 1615 England
  • ARRIVAL: Summer 1615 Jamestown VA
George
  • DPT: 1616-1623
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Susan
  • DPT: Jul Aug 1616
  • ARRIVAL: Oct 9, 1616 VA
Charles
  • DPT: 1616-1633
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Edwine
  • DPT: 1616-1619 England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
George
  • DPT: Apr 1617 England
  • ARRIVAL: May 25 1617 VA
Providence
  • DPT: 1616-1623
  • ARRIVAL: VA ?
William & John
  • DPT: 1616-1624
  • ARRIVAL: VA
George
  • Master Samuel Argall
  • DPT: Apr 1617 Gravesend, England
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Treasurer
  • Master Samuel Argall
  • DPT: 1617-1618
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Falcon
  • DPT: 1617-1620
  • ARRIVAL: VA?
Neptune
  • Master Henry Spelman
  • DPT: 1618 England
  • ARRIVAL: 1618 VA
William & Thomas,
  • Master Capt Maggner
  • DPT: Sep 1618 England
  • ARRIVAL: Jan or Mar 1619 VA
Gift of God
  • ARRIVAL: Early 1619 VA
Bona Nova
  • Master Huddleston
  • DPT: 1618/1620 London
  • ARRIVAL: VA
Diana
  • DPT: 1618-1619 England
  • ARRIVAL: abt Apr 1619 VA
Dutie
  • DPT: 1618-1620
  • ARRIVAL: VA ?
Gift
  • DPT: 1618-1623
  • ARRIVAL: VA ?
Mary Gold
  • DPT: 1618-1622
  • ARRIVAL: VA?

Sandys-Southampton Administrations 1619-1625

SHIPCPT/MSTDPTARRIVAL
SampsonJohn Ward1619 April 22, 1619 VA
GeorgeGeorge YardleyJan 29, 1619 EnglandApril 29, 1619 VA
UnknownChr. LawneMarch 1619 EnglandMay 27, 1619 VA
Trial EnglandJuly 5, 1619 VA
Margaret of BristolWoodleefeSep 1619 EnglandDec 4, 1619 Jamestown
Prosperous 1619VA?
Ellinor April 16,1619 VA
London Merchant 1619-1621VA?
Jonathan 1619VA?
Abigaile 1620-1622VA?
Bonadventure 1620-1622 VA?
Elizabeth 1620-1621VA?
Francis Bonaventure 1620VA?
Margaret & John 1620-1623
Temperance 1620-1621
Warwick 1620-1621
Abigaile 1620VA
Supply Sep 1620 Plymouth, EnglandJan 1620/1 Barklay, VA
Jonathan 1620VA?
Abigaile 1621VA
Addam 1621VA?
Charles 1621 VA?
Concord 1621 VA?
Discovery 1621VA?
Elianor 1621VA?
Flying Hart 1621VA?
Sea Flower 1621
Marmaduke 1621-1622
Tyger 1621-1623
John & Francis 1622
Abigaile 1622VA
Furtherance 1622VA?
James 1622 VA?
Margaret 1622 VA?
Mary Providence 1622 VA?
Hopewell 1622-1624VA?
Southampton 1622-1624
John & Francis 1623
Ambrose 1623VA?
Bonny Bessie 1623
Due Return 1623VA?
God's Gift 1623VA?
KatherineStratton1623 VA?
Prophet DanielPoole1623
Samuel 1623VA
Return 1623-1624
Delaware bef 1624
Unity bef 1624

Resumed by the Crown 1624-1627

SHIPCPT/MSTDPTARRIVAL
Elizabeth 1624
Jacob 1624VA?
Zouch Phoenix 1624 Weymouth?Cape Anne
Bonny Bessie bef. 1626
Phoenix bef. 1626VA
Return bef. 1626VA
Peter and John 1626 LondonVA
MarmadukeGibbs1628
PleasurePeters1628 Barnstable, EnglandVA
Gift (French)Mr. Brook1630Charlestown, VA
FriendshipPurst1631 Barnstable, EnglandVA
Ark and Dove 1634 England1634 Point Comfort/MD
Bonaventure (Merchant)Ricroft1634/5 LondonSt. Domingo/Virginia
ThomasTavener1635 LondonVA
AbrahamBarker1635London VA
AssuranceBromwell & Pewsie1635 LondonVA
DavidHogg1635London VA
GlobeBlackman1635 LondonVA
Thomas & JohnLambard06 Jan 1635London VA
Plain JoanBuckam15 May 1635 LondonVA
SpeedwellChappell26 May 1635 LondonVA
AmericaBarkerJun 1635 LondonVA
PhillipMorgan20 Jun 1635 LondonVA
AliceOrchardJul 1635 LondonVA
Merchant's HopeWestonJul 1635 LondonSt Domingo / VA
PaulBettsJul 1635 LondonVA
TransportWalkerJul 4, 1635London VA
PrimroseDouglassJul 1635 LondonVA
GlobeBlackmanAug 1635 LondonVA
SafetyGauntAug 1635 LondonVA
GeorgeSeverne21 Aug 1635VA
ElizabethBrown01 Aug 1635London VA
ConstanceChampion24 Oct 1635 LondonVA
FriendshipBettsMar 1636 LondonVA
Tristram and JaneBloweApr 1637 LondonVA
Unity 22 Nov 1638 Cowes, Isle of WightMD
Calmer Sleutel 1638 Texel, HollandDE
Abigaile unknownVA

Sources

  • Alexander Brown, "The first republic in America", Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1898 - 688 pages. (Google eBook)
  • The Original Lists of Persons of Quality, Emigrants, Religious Exiles, Political Rebels, Serving Men Sold for a Term of Years, Apprentices, Children Stolen, Maidens Pressed, and Others who Went from Great Britain to the American Plantations, 1600-1700: With Their Ages, the Localities where They Formerly Lived in the Mother Country, the Names of the Ships in which They Embarked, and Other Interesting Particulars, from Mss. Preserved in the State Paper Department of Her Majesty's Public Record Office, England. Great Britain. Public Record Office. Chatto and Windus, 1874 - 580 pages (Google eBook)
  • "Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England 1620 - 1650" by Charles Edwards Banks, Edited and Indexed by Elijah Ellsworth Brownell, Southern Book Company, Baltimore, 1957

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